| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:01 PM
"I'm not sure I've ever felt so helpless," said Sonny Lowe of Williamsburg, recounting Monday's horror at the Boston Marathon when two bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring more than 140 others.
Nearly 20 people from the Peninsula were...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Seven town residents participated in the Boston Marathon Monday, including two who said they completed the race shortly before twin explosions went off near the finish line.
"I think for people who aren’t runners, they don’t necessarily...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Two days after Cook County rolled out the first phase of its cellphone ban, a former convict from Chicago was taken into custody today after he used his phone to take photos of a circuit judge in a suburban courthouse, authorities said.
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Deputies said the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office 911 dispatchers have received more than 1,200 calls from an unregistered cell phone.
That averages to about 27 calls a day.
Despite not having a working phone number or being associated with a...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 3:25 PM
A Chicago man was ordered held in lieu of $200,000 after he allegedly robbed, assaulted and kidnapped his former girlfriend on her way to work.
The woman was walking past the train station near 49th Street and Western Avenue on Feb. 6 when Hector...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A 16-year-old Belcamp boy has been arrested and charged as an adult in connection with a Craigslist robbery earlier this month.
Rodney Parker Jr., 16, of the 1300 block of Liriope Court, is charged with armed robbery, robbery and theft. He was arrested...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:20 AM
In the midst of one of our nation’s hardest weeks, just after the Boston Marathon the La Cañada Unified School District presented an uplifting program titled “Cliques, Conflicts, Connections: Empowering your daughter to navigate her social and...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 4:01 PM
A 24-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of selling marijuana after Burbank police reportedly found the drug, a large amount of cash and several cell phones with incriminating text messages in his car.
Officers stopped the man,...
| May 2, 2013
| 9:58 AM
A Laguna Beach chef says animal rights activists posted personal information — including his cell phone number and credit card transactions — online because he served foie gras.
Activists hacked into the website of Hudson Valley Foie Gras,...
| May 11, 2013
| 5:46 PM
WILLIAMSBURG — As Josh Tutwiler plummeted through the fall Missouri air, the sheer rock face racing past and the ledge from which he fell rapidly receding, he felt his conscious mind split in two.
On one side, memories and experiences zipped...